Culmen International LLC

Systems Engineer

Job Locations DE-Wiesbaden | BA-Sarajevo


Established in 2004, Culmen International is committed to enhancing international security, strengthening homeland defense, optimizing government operations and providing humanitarian assistance around the world.  We provide technical and management expertise, develop innovative technology solutions, and deliver youth care services, logistics, training and language services worldwide.  With experience in over 126 countries, Culmen supports our clients to accomplish critical missions in challenging environments.


Roles & Responsibilities

Provides systems engineering, systems integration and technical support for the intelligence data networks operating over a Gigabit Ethernet and Internet Protocol (IP) communications topology. Responsible for assuring high availability (24 x 7) of critical servers and systems on the Unclassified (NIPR), Collateral SECRET (SIPR), TOP SECRET/SCI networks, intelligence and communication networks. Provides systems engineering and administration support for Military Liaison Office (MLO) networks located across the entire theater of operations. Responsible for implementation, operations, maintenance and systems administration of messaging (Microsoft, Exchange and Outlook), Windows Active Directory, Domain Naming Service, Group Policy, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Enterprise Desktop Deployment Technologies, Data at Rest (DAR) encryption technologies, enterprise anti-virus technologies and Standard Army Management Information Systems (STAMIS) such as Common Access Card (CAC), and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). Analyze and provides technical solutions for user and system requirements, develops and documents appropriate operating procedures, change management and troubleshoots and resolves technical problems. Generates technical documentation. Conducts technical studies to identify necessary upgrades, systems enhancements, Bill of Materials (BOM), and project timelines. Develops and executes migration and fielding plans for new hardware and software technologies. Coordinates project planning, execution and troubleshooting with appropriate agencies. Provides technical and engineering support in the evaluation, installation and integration, and testing of software to include new software, patches and enhancements. Provides customer service support by phone and in-person, to include troubleshooting and resolving user problems and providing remedial training. Provides customer and technical support for e-mail, directories, and standard Windows desktop applications. Detects, corrects and performs damage assessment of security vulnerabilities. Monitors and analyzes security logging systems and provides technical and engineering support in the evaluation, installation and integration of security patches and protective measures. Patches, monitors, and through the PM (project officer or site lead) reports compliance status of Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs) to the appropriate functional security managers. Scans systems with DISA Gold Disk and Retina to assess vulnerabilities, apply fix actions and report to local Information Assurance Manager. Participates in technical conferences and performs on-site visits to keep management informed and apprised of current status on technical programs, projects, and other related matters. Prepares and presents briefings as subject matter expert. Plans, organizes, secures and manages resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives.

Basic Qualifications

Security Clearance. Top Secret with SCI Access


Candidate must demonstrate a working knowledge of current Microsoft Operating Systems and current Microsoft Messaging technologies, Microsoft Office and other desktop applications.  Candidate must have experience administering systems in the Windows client/server environment and providing customer service (help desk) support, troubleshooting and resolving hardware and software issues. Candidate must have experience in configuring, installing and maintaining, Enterprise Backup Technologies, Storage Area Network (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS). 


Category 1 System Engineer Minimum Requirements. Bachelor's degree in related field and minimum of 3 years experience; OR an Associate’s degree and minimum of 7 years experience; OR 11 years technical experience; OR a Major Certification and a minimum of 7 years. Major Certifications (no substitutions) for accreditation purposes are:

  • CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  • MCITP - Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional
  • MCDBA - Microsoft Certified Database Administrator
  • MCAD - Microsoft Certified Application Developer
  • MCSD - Microsoft Certified Solution Developer
  • MCSA - Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
  • MCM - Microsoft Certified Master
  • MCA - Microsoft Certified Architect
  • MCPD - Microsoft Certified Professional Developer


Category 2 & Category 3 System Engineer Minimum Requirements. Bachelor's degree in related field, and minimum of 3 years experience; OR an Associate’s degree and minimum of 5 years experience; OR 7+ years technical experience.

Top Tier Benefits Package

  • Exceptional Medical/Dental/Vision coverage with 100% of the premiums paid by the company for all employees and their eligible dependents
  • 401k – Vested immediately and 4% match
  • Life insurance and disability paid by the company
  • AFLAC Available
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 12 Paid Holidays



At Culmen International we are committed to creating, promoting, and sustaining a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our commitment to these values is unwavering across all our work around the world.  We include and celebrate employees of diverse races, genders, religions, sexual orientations, ethnicities, nationalities, socioeconomic statuses, languages, (dis)abilities, ages, and religious commitments. These differences drive innovative solutions to meet the needs of our employees and clients. Culmen is an equal opportunity employer.



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